Joyce “Elaine” Lea May, 61, of Ringgold went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 21, 2018 at her home. She was a life-long resident of the North Georgia area and was a member at the East Brainerd Church of Christ. Elaine was a bus driver for the Catoosa County School System. She loved gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Jerry May; parents, R.A. Lea and Edith Overby Lea; sons, Dewayne (Heather) May, Matthew (Lindsey) May and Daniel May; brothers, Edward Lea, Wayne Lea and Lebron Lea; sisters, Deborah Webb and Angie Horton; grandchildren, Brannon May, Tyler May, Greyson May, Wyatt May, McKenzie Gossett and Drew Gossett; along with great-granddaughter, Everly May and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with Raleigh Wooten officiating. Entombment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens.
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Memorial contributions may be made to the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center of Excellence at Memorial Hospital.
The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Tuesday and 11-1 PM Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.